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The social problems process tends

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The social problems process tends;1.The social problems process tends to be;Select one;a. slow and characterized by constant construction and reconstruction.;b. slow and characterized by fairly stable constructions.;c. fast and characterized by constant construction and reconstruction.;d. fast and characterized by fairly stable constructions.;2.Policy outcomes are;Select one;a. the extent to which new policies reduce the problem.;b. people?s reactions to what happens once a policy is implemented.;c. the unintended impact of social policies.;d. the number of people employed as a result of a new policy.;3.The complete success of any one social policy is unlikely because;Select one;a. policies are typically not left in place long enough to work.;b. human errors make even the best plans imperfect.;c. there are too many aspects of any one problem for all of them to be addressed by one policy.;d. people are unlikely to agree on what constitutes success.;4.Liberals tend to construct the problem of teen sexuality as a need to encourage safe practices that avoid disease and unplanned pregnancy while conservatives offer the counterclaim that;Select one;a. teens will have sex no matter what adults say.;b. efforts to teach safe sex can actually encourage sexual activity.;c. the real problem is drugs and alcohol.;d. only parents should teach teens about sex.;5.Critics typically argue that the solution to the vicious cycle created by policies with ironic consequences is;Select one;a. expanding the program that seeks to solve the social problem.;b. ending attempts to correct the problem.;c. formulating an entirely new approach to the problem.;d. conducting research on the policies to find out how to fix them.;6.When social problems workers critique social policy, they are particularly likely to use ___________ as part of their claims.;Select one;a. evidence of organizational activity;b. critiques of academic research;c. anecdotal evidence;d. emotional pleas based on the hardships faced by workers;7.When subjects critique social policy, they are particularly likely to use ____________ as part of their claims.;Select one;a. evidence of organizational activity;b. critiques of academic research;c. anecdotal evidence;d. comparisons to other troubling conditions;8.The claims of original activists or experts are likely to be accepted because;Select one;a. they have connections to other successful activists.;b. the media are already accustomed to listening to them and will therefore give them good coverage.;c. both social problems workers and subjects tend agree with them.;d. policymakers respect them.;9.The impact of commission findings and recommendations has typically been to attract;Select one;a. little notice outside the political world but create large changes in policy.;b. little notice outside the political work and fail to create policy change.;c. wide media attention and create large changes in policy.;d. wide media attention but fail to create policy change.;10.The role of appellate courts in the social problems process is;Select one;a. large because they can reject or modify even policies that are well supported in other ways.;b. large because they create the polices.;c. moderate because they can rule on policies but are unlikely to strike down a popular policy.;d. small because they hear relatively few cases related to social problems.

 

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